Tamale Cook-A-Thon: Chef Faila Ends Guinness World Record Attempt after 227 Hours Of Cooking

Tamale Cook-A-Thon: Chef Faila Ends Guinness World Record Attempt after 227 Hours Of Cooking

  • Failatu Abdul Razak has ended her attempt to break the Guinness World Records' longest cooking marathon by an individual
  • Chef Faila's cook-a-thon ended on Wednesday, January 10, 2024, after cooking for 227 hours within 10 days
  • If her attempt gets approved, Faila will be breaking the current of 119 hours held by Irish chef Alan Fisher

Failatu Abdul-Razak, also known as Chef Faila, attempt at the Guinness World Record for the longest cooking marathon by an individual has come to a close.

Chef Faila's record-breaking attempt ended on the morning of January 10, 2024, after she had clocked 227 hours of cooking.

Chef Faila breaks Alan Fisher's Guinness World Record
Chef Faila ends cook-a-thon at 227 hours Photo source: Jah Bless Faila
Source: UGC

Starting on January 1, at the Modern City Hotel in Tamale, the cook-a-thon had been initially planned to last for five days, a total of 120 hours.

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She sought to beat the record of 119 hours set by Irish chef Alan Fisher. But the plans were changed, extending it to 10 days.

Going into the 10th day, Faila's team had hinted that they would end the cook-a-thon at 10:00 am, making it 226 hours of cooking.

But as of 10:00 am, Faila was still not done with her last meal and had to do one more hour to conclude.

What is next for Chef Faila?

As of the time Chef Faila turned off the fire to end her cook-a-thon, Fisher was still holding the record, meaning the Ghanaian had done over 100 hours more than the official record.

But her record would have to be approved by the Guinness World Records after she submits evidence to the board for a review. TV3 Ghana announced the chef's feat, stirring celebration online.

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Man applies to break Guinness cooking record

Meanwhile, Legit.ng previously reported that a man had applied to break the Guinness World Record for the longest cooking period by an individual.

In an exclusive message to Legit.ng, Godwin Eme shared a screenshot of the email response from Guinness World Records after he registered to break the cooking record previously held by Hilda Baci.

When Godwin was asked why he intended to break the cooking record, he mentioned his passion for cooking. He added that he has been cooking for all his life. To show that he knows the task ahead, the man shared how he had prepared.

Source: YEN.com.gh

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